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The Paideia School

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Thank for your interest and for a great summer camp season.


The fun does not stop when the school year ends! Paideia School hosts five weeks of summer excitement.

The Paideia School summer camp experience includes a variety of half and full day camps for students of all ages that are open to both Paideia and non-Paideia students. Camps are hosted at either Paideia’s main campus in the Druid Hills neighborhood or Paideia’s athletic facilities, not far away. All of our camps are operated by Paideia teachers, coaches or community members.

Paideia offers a traditional Summer Camp where kids choose from a variety of activities each day. Summer Camp is organized by age and consists of Mini Camp, Betwix and Between, Elementary 1, Elementary 2 and Junior High. We also offer interest specific camps, including Boys' and Girls' Volleyball Camp, Boys' Basketball Camp, Girls' Basketball Camp, Chess Camp, Theater Camp and Boys' and Girls' Ultimate Camp. Click here to go to our registration page for any camp.

June 5-8

Boys' & Girls' Volleyball Camp
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Grade 6 - 12
Price: $200 
The volleyball camp is open to advanced, intermediate, and beginning boys and girls.

The camp will focus on the improvement of basic skills including hitting, passing, serving, setting and blocking and fitness training. The camp will provide players time for skill development that often can't take place during the volleyball season. 

All players will receive a t-shirt.

For specific questions or additional information please email Artan Agolli at agolli.artan@paideiaschool.org

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June 10-14

Boys' and Girls' Ultimate Camp 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Age 10 - 14 
Price: $305

Michael Baccarini, Paideia teacher and coach of the two-time national champion varsity boys' Ultimate team, will be conducting a fun and challenging one-week camp focused on this popular fast-action team sport for boys and girls ages 10-14.

The first half of each daily session will involve fun activities that develop disc and ultimate-specific game skills. The second half will concentrate on putting those skills into action through a variety of scrimmage formats.

Technical, tactical and teamwork skills are a focus throughout the camp, with particular emphasis on what makes ultimate unique — "Spirit of the Game." Ultimate builds character through its high regard for mutual respect between competitors, teammates and opponents alike.

Each participant will receive a Paideia ultimate camp t-shirt.

The camp will be held at Paideia’s off-campus sports facility, Python Park, located at 1201 Clarendon Ave. Avondale Estates GA 30002.

For specific questions or additional information please email Michael Baccarini at baccarini.michael@paideiaschool.org.

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Boys & Girls Volleyball Camp
4 - 6 p.m. 
Grade 6 - 12
Price: $200 

The volleyball camp is open to advanced, intermediate, and beginning boys and girls.

The camp will focus on the improvement of basic skills including hitting, passing, serving, setting and blocking and fitness training. The camp will provide players time for skill development that often can't take place during the volleyball season. 

All players will receive a t-shirt.

For specific questions or additional information please email Artan Agolli at agolli.artan@paideiaschool.org.

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Theater Camp 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Grade 1 - 3
Price: $325

Come join us for a week of TheaterCamp! This camp will be geared towards rising 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders. We will be exploring improvisation, presentation, diction, projection, musical theaterand team building exercises. We will also be taking a closer look into children's musical productions to expose children to some musical numbers in productions such as  "Matilda" "Annie" and "The Sound of Music". 

Our goals are to provide training that inspires creative thinking, self-confidence, effective communication skills, fluid movement and vocal control.  Both camp instructors are established Paideia teachers with a background in both the performing arts and in teaching this age group.  Final performances will be held at the end of each week.

Snack  will be provided. Camper will need to provide a lunch. 

For more information or questions please contact
Sanidia Oliver 
oliver.sanidia paideiaschool.org.

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Mini Camp
8:30 a.m. -12 p.m
Age 3 - 5
Price: $100-$157

Mini Campers will have opportunities to participate in art and crafts, creative movement, sports, music, storytelling, creative movement, sports, music, sand and water play. Your young child will have time each day for individual and group play. Mini campers will be with experienced teachers and high school age counselors.

To be part of this program, children must be 3 years old by June 1. All children must be fully potty trained. We cannot accept children in diapers or training pants. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt.

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Betwixt and Between Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Age K - 1 
Price: $200-$330

The camp day offers the Betwixt & Betweener a variety of choices, all while staying in the same classroom, with the same teacher and assistants. Activities on any day include art, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, floor time, circle time, storytelling, and music.  The activities may be centered around a specific weekly theme. The day's activities are designed to promote small group play but also leave time for individual interests. Water play on the sandy playground is one of the highlights so be sure to pack a swimsuit and towel. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt. Campers must bring a lunch.

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5pm for an additional $50.

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Elementary 1 Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
2nd grade 
Price: $200-$330

Each morning, your camper will have the opportunity to choose from the activities that are being offered to the entire elementary camp. Daily selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor games, outdoor games, library visits, cooking and more.

Every afternoon, campers participate in activities designed by their own classroom teacher. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5pm for an additional $50.

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Elementary 2 Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Grade 3 - 6 
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their camp homeroom. This is also where they will eat their lunch. The camp day is divided into a morning and afternoon activity session.

Each day your camper will have the opportunity to create their day by choosing morning and afternoon activities being offered. They choose their activities based on their own unique interests. The daily selections for all elementary campers might include arts and crafts in the art building, bowling (off campus), dramatic play, outdoor games, indoor gymnasium games, water play, library time plus more. Many special weekly events are featured too. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50. 

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Junior High Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  (with before care and after care options)
Grade 7 - 8
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their homeroom.  This is also where they will eat their lunch.  The camp is divided into morning and afternoon activity sessions. The daily selections for junior high campers might include art activities, indoor and outdoor games, coding, farming, cooking and other options based on student interests. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

The Paideia Junior High Summer Camp is sure to be stimulating and offer plenty of summer fun. 

Complimentary before care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

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June 17-20

Girls' Basketball Camp 
Monday through Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Age 5 - 13
Price: $200 

Time to lace up your sneakers and join us for our all-girls basketball camp at Paideia on June 17-20. The camp is designed specifically for girls who want to learn the game and develop skills to become better basketball players.

The Python coaches and varsity girls players will be on hand to demonstrate and instruct not only the basics, but also more advanced areas for our older campers. 
Areas of emphasis include shooting, ball handling, rebounding, and defense. Campers will be divided by age and skill level to ensure the best experience for each camper. 

It will be  four full days of skills stations, scrimmages, skills contests, and even a talent show. Please make sure your camper brings a lunch and a water bottle each day. We’ll have a snack station where they can purchase items throughout the day. 

Awards will be handed out at the end of camp, and each camper will receive a t-shirt. Camp will end on June 20 at 12 p.m. after our awards ceremony!

For more information or questions please contact
Coach Monique “Moe” Dawson
704-451-3095 or Dawson.Monique@paideiaschool.org

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Mini Camp
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m
Age 3 - 5
Price: $100-$157

Mini Campers will have opportunities to participate in art and crafts, creative movement, sports, music, storytelling, creative movement, sports, music, sand and water play. Your young child will have time each day for individual and group play. Mini campers will be with experienced teachers and high school age counselors.

To be part of this program, children must be 3 years old by June 1. All children must be fully potty trained. We cannot accept children in diapers or training pants. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt.

REGISTER NOW


Betwixt and Between Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Age K - 1 
Price: $200-$330

The camp day offers the Betwixt & Betweener a variety of choices, all while staying in the same classroom, with the same teacher and assistants. Activities on any day include art, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, floor time, circle time, storytelling, and music.  The activities may be centered around a specific weekly theme. The day's activities are designed to promote small group play but also leave time for individual interests. Water play on the sandy playground is one of the highlights so be sure to pack a swimsuit and towel. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt. Campers must bring a lunch.

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 1 Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
2nd grade 
Price: $200-$330

Each morning, your camper will have the opportunity to choose from the activities that are being offered to the entire elementary camp. Daily selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor games, outdoor games, library visits, cooking and more.

Every afternoon, campers participate in activities designed by their own classroom teacher. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 2 Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Grade 3 - 6 
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their camp homeroom. This is also where they will eat their lunch. The camp day is divided into a morning and afternoon activity session.

Each day your camper will have the opportunity to create their day by choosing morning and afternoon activities being offered. They choose their activities based on their own unique interests. The daily selections for all elementary campers might include arts and crafts in the art building, bowling (off campus), dramatic play, outdoor games, indoor gymnasium games, water play, library time plus more. Many special weekly events are featured too. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50. 

REGISTER NOW


Junior High Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  (with before and after care options)
Grade 7 - 8
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their homeroom.  This is also where they will eat their lunch.  The camp is divided into morning and afternoon activity sessions. The daily selections for junior high campers might include art activities, indoor and outdoor games, coding, farming, cooking and other options based on student interests. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

The Paideia Junior High Summer Camp is sure to be stimulating and offer plenty of summer fun. 

Complimentary before care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

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June 24-28

Boys' Basketball Camp
Mon. - Thur. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Age 6 - 12
Price: $275

Paideia boys' basketball camp features quality fundamental instruction and specializes in individual attention in all phases of the game of basketball. All participants will learn the skills that will build the foundation for success in basketball. Campers are organized by age group and will participate in daily skills contests and league games. The camp closes on Friday with a league tournament. The goal of our camp is to provide every camper, within a fun-filled atmosphere, the basic skills necessary to play basketball. We emphasize fundamentals. Every camper will be shown what to practice and more importantly how to practice. Each camper will receive a great deal of individual attention. We want each and every camper to be a better player when the week is over. 

The camp is directed by JoJo Cadray. Coach Cadray has been directing Paideia's basketball camp for over 12 years. He played basketball at Paideia as a student, participating as a member of the only boys' basketball state finalist team. He went on to play at the University of South Carolina, University of North Florida, and Emory University throughout his college career. As coach of the Paideia boys' basketball team over the last 13 years, Coach Cadray is the all-time winningest boys' basketball coach at Paideia. His teams have made three state tournament appearances and hold the school records for highest number of wins, and the highest win percentage in a single season. He has coached many players who have gone on to play collegiately, including the school's boys' all-time leading scorer who went on to play professionally. 

Should you have program questions please email JoJo Cadray at cadray.jojo@paideiaschool.org or call 404-290-2468.

REGISTER NOW


Mini Camp
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m
Age 3 - 5
Price: $100-$157

Mini Campers will have opportunities to participate in art and crafts, creative movement, sports, music, storytelling, creative movement, sports, music, sand and water play. Your young child will have time each day for individual and group play. Mini campers will be with experienced teachers and high school age counselors.

To be part of this program, children must be 3 years old by June 1. All children must be fully potty trained. We cannot accept children in diapers or training pants. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt.

REGISTER NOW


Betwixt and Between Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Age K - 1 
Price: $200-$330

The camp day offers the Betwixt & Betweener a variety of choices, all while staying in the same classroom, with the same teacher and assistants. Activities on any day include art, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, floor time, circle time, storytelling, and music.  The activities may be centered around a specific weekly theme. The day's activities are designed to promote small group play but also leave time for individual interests. Water play on the sandy playground is one of the highlights so be sure to pack a swimsuit and towel. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt. Campers must bring a lunch.

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 1 Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
2nd grade 
Price: $200-$330

Each morning, your camper will have the opportunity to choose from the activities that are being offered to the entire elementary camp. Daily selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor games, outdoor games, library visits, cooking and more.

Every afternoon, campers participate in activities designed by their own classroom teacher. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 2 Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Grade 3 - 6 
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their camp homeroom. This is also where they will eat their lunch. The camp day is divided into a morning and afternoon activity session.

Each day your camper will have the opportunity to create their day by choosing morning and afternoon activities being offered. They choose their activities based on their own unique interests. The daily selections for all elementary campers might include arts and crafts in the art building, bowling (off campus), dramatic play, outdoor games, indoor gymnasium games, water play, library time plus more. Many special weekly events are featured too.Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50. 

REGISTER NOW


Junior High Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  (with before care and after care options)
Grade 7 - 8
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their homeroom.  This is also where they will eat their lunch.  The camp is divided into morning and afternoon activity sessions. The daily selections for junior high campers might include art activities, indoor and outdoor games, coding, farming, cooking and other options based on student interests. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

The Paideia Junior High Summer Camp is sure to be stimulating and offer plenty of summer fun. 

Complimentary before care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

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July 1-3

(No camp on July 4 or 5)

Mini Camp
8:30 a.m. -12 p.m
Age 3 - 5
Price: $100-$157

Mini Campers will have opportunities to participate in art and crafts, creative movement, sports, music, storytelling, creative movement, sports, music, sand and water play. Your young child will have time each day for individual and group play. Mini campers will be with experienced teachers and high school age counselors.

To be part of this program, children must be 3 years old by June 1. All children must be fully potty trained. We cannot accept children in diapers or training pants. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt.

REGISTER NOW


Betwixt and Between Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Age K - 1 
Price: $200-$330

The camp day offers the Betwixt & Betweener a variety of choices, all while staying in the same classroom, with the same teacher and assistants. Activities on any day include art, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, floor time, circle time, storytelling, and music.  The activities may be centered around a specific weekly theme. The day's activities are designed to promote small group play but also leave time for individual interests. Water play on the sandy playground is one of the highlights so be sure to pack a swimsuit and towel. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt. Campers must bring a lunch.

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 1 Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
2nd grade 
Price: $200-$330

Each morning, your camper will have the opportunity to choose from the activities that are being offered to the entire elementary camp. Daily selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor games, outdoor games, library visits, cooking and more.

Every afternoon, campers participate in activities designed by their own classroom teacher. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 2 Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Grade 3 - 6 
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their camp homeroom. This is also where they will eat their lunch. The camp day is divided into a morning and afternoon activity session.

Each day your camper will have the opportunity to create their day by choosing morning and afternoon activities being offered. They choose their activities based on their own unique interests. The daily selections for all elementary campers might include arts and crafts in the art building, bowling (off campus), dramatic play, outdoor games, indoor gymnasium games, water play, library time plus more. Many special weekly events are featured too. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50. 

REGISTER NOW


Junior High Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  (with before and after care options)
Grade 7 - 8
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their homeroom.  This is also where they will eat their lunch.  The camp is divided into morning and afternoon activity sessions. The daily selections for junior high campers might include art activities, indoor and outdoor games, coding, farming, cooking and other options based on student interests. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

The Paideia Junior High Summer Camp is sure to be stimulating and offer plenty of summer fun. 

Complimentary before care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW

July 8-12

Math Camp
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Grades: 4-6
Price: $250

Brush away the rust, patch conceptual gaps, learn new material!

Dedicate a single week this summer to math and get the new school year started off right.  Brian will meet with your child's previous math teacher to tailor a small group tutoring/teaching session that is just right for your child.  Each class will involve review, practice, new material, manipulatives and math games.  Every child leaves with a personalized packet for the remainder of summer.  Perfect for all math abilities, rising 4-6th grades.

For specific questions or additional information please email Brian Eames at eames.brian@paideiaschool.org

REGISTER NOW


Mini Camp
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m
Age 3 - 5
Price: $100-$157

Mini Campers will have opportunities to participate in art and crafts, creative movement, sports, music, storytelling, creative movement, sports, music, sand and water play. Your young child will have time each day for individual and group play. Mini campers will be with experienced teachers and high school age counselors.

To be part of this program, children must be 3 years old by June 1. All children must be fully potty trained. We cannot accept children in diapers or training pants. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt.

REGISTER NOW


Betwixt and Between Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Age K - 1 
Price: $200-$330

The camp day offers the Betwixt & Betweener a variety of choices, all while staying in the same classroom, with the same teacher and assistants. Activities on any day include art, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, floor time, circle time, storytelling, and music.  The activities may be centered around a specific weekly theme. The day's activities are designed to promote small group play but also leave time for individual interests. Water play on the sandy playground is one of the highlights so be sure to pack a swimsuit and towel. 

The program provides a snack and a camp t-shirt. Campers must bring a lunch.

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 1 Summer Camp
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
2nd grade 
Price: $200-$330

Each morning, your camper will have the opportunity to choose from the activities that are being offered to the entire elementary camp. Daily selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor games, outdoor games, library visits, cooking and more.

Every afternoon, campers participate in activities designed by their own classroom teacher. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW


Elementary 2 Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with before and after care options)
Grade 3 - 6 
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their camp homeroom. This is also where they will eat their lunch. The camp day is divided into a morning and afternoon activity session.

Each day your camper will have the opportunity to create their day by choosing morning and afternoon activities being offered. They choose their activities based on their own unique interests. The daily selections for all elementary campers might include arts and crafts in the art building, bowling (off campus), dramatic play, outdoor games, indoor gymnasium games, water play, library time plus more. Many special weekly events are featured too. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

Complimentary morning care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. is available. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50. 

REGISTER NOW


Junior High Summer Camp 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  (with before and after care options)
Grade 7 - 8
Price: $200-$330

Your camper's day will begin and end in their homeroom.  This is also where they will eat their lunch.  The camp is divided into morning and afternoon activity sessions. The daily selections for junior high campers might include art activities, indoor and outdoor games, coding, farming, cooking and other options based on student interests. Once or twice weekly, campers may leave campus in school vans to go bowling.

The program provides a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their own lunch. 

The Paideia Junior High Summer Camp is sure to be stimulating and offer plenty of summer fun. 

Complimentary before care from 8 - 9:00 a.m. After care is provided until 5 p.m. for an additional $50.

REGISTER NOW

July 15-19

Math Camp
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Grades: 4-6
Price: $250

Brush away the rust, patch conceptual gaps, learn new material!

Dedicate a single week this summer to math and get the new school year started off right.  Brian will meet with your child's previous math teacher to tailor a small group tutoring/teaching session that is just right for your child.  Each class will involve review, practice, new material, manipulatives and math games.  Every child leaves with a personalized packet for the remainder of summer.  Perfect for all math abilities, rising 4-6th grades.

For specific questions or additional information please email Brian Eames at eames.brian@paideiaschool.org

REGISTER NOW


Boys' Basketball Camp
Mon. - Thur. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Age 6 - 15
Price: $275

Paideia boys' basketball camp features quality fundamental instruction and specializes in individual attention in all phases of the game of basketball. All participants will learn the skills that will build the foundation for success in basketball. Campers are organized by age group and will participate in daily skills contests and league games. The camp closes on Friday with a league tournament. The goal of our camp is to provide every camper, within a fun-filled atmosphere, the basic skills necessary to play basketball. We emphasize fundamentals. Every camper will be shown what to practice and more importantly how to practice. Each camper will receive a great deal of individual attention. We want each and every camper to be a better player when the week is over. 

The camp is directed by JoJo Cadray. Coach Cadray has been directing Paideia's basketball camp for over 12 years. He played basketball at Paideia as a student, participating as a member of the only boys' basketball state finalist team. He went on to play at the University of South Carolina, University of North Florida, and Emory University throughout his college career. As coach of the Paideia boys' basketball team over the last 13 years, Coach Cadray is the all-time winningest boys' basketball coach at Paideia. His teams have made three state tournament appearances and hold the school records for highest number of wins, and the highest win percentage in a single season. He has coached many players who have gone on to play collegiately, including the school's boys' all-time leading scorer who went on to play professionally. 

Should you have program questions please email JoJo Cadray at cadray.jojo@paideiaschool.org or call 404-290-2468.

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Chess Camp
Full Day 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Morning 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Afternoon 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Grade 1 - 6 
Price: $190 - $330

Experienced chess players or beginners will spend the week learning and training with two of Georgia's best, Carlos Perdomo and Jim Mundy.

Students will participate in strategic lectures, practice drills, and play in several types of tournaments, including regular, blitz, and bughouse. Chances to play/work with instructors will be numerous. Handouts for home study will be provided for the students.

Full day players will need to bring lunch.

For additional information contact Carlos Perdomo at info@chessatlanta.com or 770-845-0890. Or visit www.chessatlanta.com.

 

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July 22-26

Theater Camp 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Grade 1 - 3
Price: $325

Come join us for a week of TheaterCamp! This camp will be geared towards rising 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders. We will be exploring improvisation, presentation, diction, projection, musical theaterand team building exercises. We will also be taking a closer look into children's musical productions to expose children to some musical numbers in productions such as  "Matilda" "Annie" and "The Sound of Music". 

Our goals are to provide training that inspires creative thinking, self-confidence, effective communication skills, fluid movement and vocal control.  Both camp instructors are established Paideia teachers with a background in both the performing arts and in teaching this age group.  Final performances will be held at the end of each week.

Snack  will be provided. Camper will need to provide a lunch. 

For more information or questions please contact
Sanidia Oliver 
oliver.sanidia paideiaschool.org.

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Example Summer Camp Programs

Mini Camp - Ages 3, 4, and 5

June 11 – July 13
8:30 a.m.– Noon
 

Register for the weeks you want

Weekly fee: $150
July 4 week only: $120

Mini-campers will have fun participating in arts and crafts, storytelling, creative movement, sports, music, sand and water play.

Ages: 3, 4, and 5

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Betwixt and Between Camp - Ages 5 and 6

June 11 – July 13
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Extended care until 5 p.m.

Register for the weeks you want
Weekly fee: $315, 4 p.m. pickup Weekly fee: $365, 5 p.m. pickup
July 4 week only: $250, 4 p.m. pickup or $300,  5 p.m. pickup

Betwixt and Between camp is a self-contained classroom. Activities may include art, music, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, circle time and storytelling. “Water City” on the sandy playground is one of the highlights of this camp.

Ages: 5 and 6

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Elementary - Grades 2-6

June 11 – July 13
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Extended care until 5 p.m.

Register for the weeks you want
Weekly fee: $315, 4 p.m. pickup / $365, 5 p.m. pickup
July 4 week only: $250, 4 p.m. pickup / $300,  5 p.m. pickup

Campers choose morning and afternoon activities based on their own unique interests. Selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor and outdoor games, farming, water play, cooking, library, and more. Campers may leave campus in school vans to go swimming and bowling.

Campers will be assigned a homeroom based on their age.

Ages: 8 years old by September 1 or entering grade 3 and the eldest entering grade 6.

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Elementary 1 - Age 7 or Rising 2nd Grade

Each morning, campers will choose from activities offered to the entire elementary camp. Selections may include arts and crafts, dramatic play, indoor/outdoor games, farming, cooking, library visits and more.

Every afternoon, campers participate in activities designed by their homeroom counselor. Swimming and bowling off campus are offered weekly.

Ages: 7 or rising 2nd grade.

Teen Camp - Grades 7-8

June 11 – July 13
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Extended care until 5 p.m.

Register for the weeks you want
Weekly fee: $315, 4 p.m. pickup Weekly fee: $365, 5 p.m. pickup
July 4 week only: $250, 4 p.m. pickup or $300,  5 p.m. pickup

Each day campers will have the opportunity to create their day by choosing morning and afternoon activities based on their interests.

The daily selections for junior high campers might include art activities, indoor and outdoor games, coding, farming, cooking and other options based on student interests. They will begin and end their day in their homeroom. The junior high camp is sure to offer plenty of summer friends and fun.

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Beginner/Intermediate Robotics Workshop

July 30 –  August 3
11:15 a.m – 1 p.m.
Fee: $200

6 – 10 students   

Registration deadline: July 16th. Register early!
Spaces limited.

To register, do both of the following.  

  1. Email Jen Leon (leon.jen@paideiaschool.org) with name of student, grade (2018-19 school year), and description of any past experience with robotics or coding (none required).
  2. Send the **registration fee of $200 (checks payable Paideia School) to:
    Paideia School Robotics Workshop
    c/o Jen Leon
    1509 Ponce de Leon Ave.
    Atlanta, GA 30307

*If minimum enrollment is not met, you will be notified by July 17th and issued a refund. **Registration not confirmed until check received. 

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Chess Camp for Boys and Girls

Rising Grade 1-6
June 4-8 and July 16-20

Full day $330.00
Half day either mornings or afternoons $190.00

Experienced chess players or beginners will spend the week learning and training with two of Georgia's best, Carlos Perdomo and Jim Mundy.

Students will participate in strategic lectures, practice drills, and play in several types of tournaments, including regular, blitz, and bughouse. Chances to play/work with instructors will be numerous. Handouts for home study will be provided for the students.

For additional information contact Carlos Perdomo at carlosperdomo@comcast.net or 770-845-0890. Or visit www.chessatlanta.com

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​Theater Camp

June 4-8
$325.00

Come join us for a week of Theater Camp! This camp will be geared towards rising 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades. We will be exploring improvisation, presentation, diction, projection, musical theater and team building exercises. We will also be taking a closer look into children's musical productions to expose them to some musical numbers in productions such as  "Matilda",  "Annie" and "The Sound of Music" .

Our goals are to provide fun training that inspires creative thinking, self-confidence, effective communication skills, fluid movement and vocal control.  Both camp instructors are established Paideia teachers with a background in both the performing arts and in teaching this age group.  We’ll culminate with a final performance in the Black Box Theater on June 8, at 3:00. Please bring a healthy lunch. A snack  will be provided. 

Campers are welcome after 8:30, our official start time is 9:00. Drop-off will be the MAC building- We will have an assistant escorting parents and children to the MAC building the first day. Campers will spend half the day in a the MAC classroom and the other half in the black box theater. 

There will be some free play built into the day.

$325.00

Sports Camps

Ultimate Camp for Boys and Girls Ages 10-14 - June 4-8 $305.00

June 4-8
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Boys and Girls Ages 10-14
Cost: $305.00

Michael Baccarini, Paideia teacher and coach of the two-time national champion varsity boys' ultimate team, will be conducting a fun and challenging one week-long camp focused on this popular fast-action team sport for boys and girls ages 10-14 years.

The first half of each daily session will involve fun activities that develop disc and ultimate-specific game skills. The second half will concentrate on putting those skills into action thru a variety of scrimmage formats.

Teamwork skills are a focus throughout the camp, with particular emphasis on what makes ultimate unique - "Spirit of the Game." Ultimate builds character through its high regard for mutual respect between competitors, teammates and opponents alike.

Drop off and pick up at Python Park

Michael Baccarini, Coach
Michael is a former club player with national and international experience and has coached the 19 and under U.S. national team at the 1998 (Minneapolis, Minn. - gold medal), 2000 (Heilbronn, Germany - bronze), 2004 (Turku, Finland - gold) and 2006 (Boston, Mass. - gold) world championships.

Michael served as the national youth director for the USA Ultimate Association from 2000-2003. He helped write coaching curriculum and has led national coaching certification clinics around the country and is the co-author of Essential Ultimate: Teaching, Coaching, Playing.

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Basketball for Boys and Girls, Ages 7-15 - June 4-8, July 16-20, July 23-27 Full day 265.00 or half day mornings 215.00

June 4-8, July 16-20, July 23-27
Basketball for Boys and Girls,  Ages 7-15

Cost: Full day $265
Mon-Thur - 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m
Fri - 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Or half day mornings $215
Mon-Thur - 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

At JoJo Cadray's Python basketball camps you will learn how to improve your fundamental skills - including footwork, agility, team work, passing, ball handling, perimeter shooting, offensive moves, the mid-range game, rebounding, and man-to-man defense. We will also work on listening and attention span.

Each day will feature motivational lessons as well as instruction on the many intricacies of the game. From beginning to end campers will be exposed to a high level of instruction and motivation that will assist beginners and experienced players alike. Campers will compete in one-on-one, free throws, “hot shot” and many more contests and games.

Campers will be broken into four age groups to compete in contests and games 7-8, 9–10, 11-12, and 13-15.

Staff
Coach JoJo Cadray is completing his 11th year as Paideia varsity boys' basketball coach. His teams have reached three state tournaments, competing in three consecutive state sweet sixteen events. He has coached 14 players who have gone on to play basketball at the college level.

Coach Cadray will be joined by a talented and experienced staff of college and professional players, AAU and school coaches. Stand out players from previous Paideia teams will work as counselors too.

Coach Cadray is an alumnus of the Paideia School graduating in 1999. He was a starting guard for Paideia's 1998 state finalist team and All County select the same season. As a senior he was chosen as an All Area player.

In college Cadray played NCAA basketball for two years at University of South Carolina under Eddie Fogler, the National Coach of the Year award winner. Cadray went on to play at the University of North Florida and Emory University.

JoJo is a faculty member in the Paideia junior high school and assists in the admission department.

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Paideia School Summer Volleyball Camp for Boys and Girls entering 6th, Junior High and High School - June 4-8 and June 11-15 $200.00

June 4-8
9:30 -11:30 a.m.

June 11-15
4 - 6:00 p.m.
Boys and Girls entering 6th, Junior High and High School
Cost: $200.00

The volleyball camp is open to advanced, intermediate, and beginning players. The camp will focus on improving basic skills including hitting, passing, serving, setting and blocking and fitness training.

The camp will provide players time for skill development that often can't take place during the volleyball season.

Players must wear non-marking sneakers and bring a water bottle. Water will be provided. Knee pads are not required but recommended. All players will receive a T-shirt.

Staff
Artan Agolli, Coach
Artan is in his 17th year of coaching the varsity, junior varsity and junior high teams at Paideia School.

He has taken the varsity team to two state tournaments and regional runner-up tournaments twice in four years.

Artan has played professionally in Italy, Greece and for the Albania National Team.

Ogerta Agolli
Ogerta Agolli has coached at Paideia for nine years. She has played professionally in Italy, Greece and on the Albanian national team.

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Soccer Camp for Boys and Girls Ages 6-14 - July 16-20 $180

July 16-20
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Boys and girls ages 6-14
Cost: $180

The soccer camp is open to all soccer players. The camp will focus on improving the basic skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, defending and confidence. Each day of the camp will be focused on a different skill.

The first half of the camp will be centered on learning the specific skill of the day and the second half will be applying that skill as part of a team in a game setting.

Players of all ages and ability will have fun, improve skills and work as a team. Players must bring soccer cleats, shin guards, soccer socks, soccer ball, and a water bottle.

Groups will be 6-7, 8-9 and 10-12
Drop off and pick up at Python Park

All players should bring a snack to have in between sessions.

Staff
Andrew Diggs is the varsity girls assistant coach, JV girls' and junior high boys' paideia soccer coach. The junior high boys' team was the runner up in the middle school league championship game in 2018.

Andrew is a graduate of Paideia where he was a starter on the varsity boys' soccer team for four years. He is a graduate of Eckerd College where he played soccer for four years.

“Play is a central component in children's mental growth. Play helps children make meaning in their world, it helps them learn about themselves, and…it helps them learn how to get along with others.”
- Roberta Mchnick-Golinkoff, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Diane Eyer
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Play is fun. Great fun, even. It’s a balm against aging, for students and teachers. It’s the best thing for them...
- Brian Eames, Paideia Teacher